There are so many great causes out there, but Sightsavers has remained at the top of my list over the years. It’s one of GiveWell’s top charities and is regarded for being incredibly high leverage. Check them out, and if you are moved (and able) to contribute, please do!
Sightsavers works in more than 30 countries to prevent avoidable blindness and fight for the rights of people with disabilities.
We treat eye conditions such as cataracts and tackle debilitating diseases, many of which cause sight loss. To do this, we work with governments and local, national and international partners to carry out eye operations and distribute treatments where they’re needed.
We also advocate for the rights of people with visual impairments and other disabilities, and help to improve local health services so they are sustainable.
We have more than 70 years of experience behind us, and we’re proud to be a leader in our field. Our programmes consistently achieve high performance ratings from the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, and we are one of US evaluator GiveWell’s top charities.
On November 30, 2021, we come together and join a worldwide celebration of generosity. GivingTuesday is an opportunity for people around the world to come together through generosity in all its forms by sharing acts of kindness and giving their voice, time, money, goods, and advocacy to support communities and causes. More about Giving Tuesday on their site, Twitter, tagged Tweets, FaceBook, Instagram, TikTok, LinkedIn, and Wikipedia.
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